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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

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GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

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Financial Services Companies Heat Up M&A Market
Speakers from Flexpoint Ford, Genstar Capital, Baird Capital, Madison Capital Funding and Katten Muchin Rosenman discuss the various factors playing a role in M&A activity within the financial services space

Expert's Corner

Pursuing Pharma Manufacturing
The fragmented pharmaceutical manufacturing industry provides plenty of opportunities for private equity investors, says JLL Partners founder Paul Levy

Today's Transactions
GE Healthcare Buys U-Systems

The target makes a breast-ultrasound product that received FDA approval in September

GE Healthcare has acquired U-Systems Inc., a company that manufactures a breast-ultrasound product.
 
The product received Food and Drug Administration approval in September 2012 for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography. U-Systems is based in Sunnyvale, Calif.
 
GE Healthcare, headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wis., is the healthcare division of General Electric (NYSE: GE). Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

 

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